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Mike Croke's 1979 Mercury Capri and Mike Byrd's 1986 Ford Mustang at Firebird Raceway, Phoenix, Arizona circa 2003.


 


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SOLD 1950 Mercury Coupe Hot Rod for sale by Corvette Mike Anaheim California 92807
1950 Mercury Custom Coupe Candy Apple Red w/White interior. If you get a bunch of gearheads in a room together and they get to talking about what the ultimate hot rod is, inevitably there will be three constants on the list; the '32 Ford Hi Boy Roadster, the '32 Ford 3 window coupe and the subject of this ad; the iconic '50 Merc coupe. The quintessential lead sled; the Merc defined the full bodied hot rod in the '50's. Its flowing lines were a vast canvas on which customizers could practice what was a fairly new art form back in the late '40's, early 50's. Chopped, channeled, frenched and decked. That's what you did if you wanted your Merc to stand out in a crowd! And the sled being offered here does that in spades! Designed to emulate customs made famous by legends like Sam and George Barris, Gene Winfield and many others, this rolling piece of art has all of the elements mentioned above, in addition to being wrapped in stunning Candy Apple Red paint, white tuck and roll interior with a multi-carb'd Flathead under the hood! Held in a vast private collection consisting of only the finest custom automobiles, the work was done by Steve's Auto Restorations using elements of Chevrolet, Pontiac, Cadillac, Olds & Kaiser. The hardtop body has no "B" pillar, the headlights have been "Frenched", hood corners have been rounded and of course it wouldn't be a '50's custom without Appleton spots! The interior features white "Tuck and Roll", laminated plastic knobs and a '57 Olds steering wheel, power steering, a hidden audio system and solenoid operated doors, windows and trunk The business end features a full dress Motorhead City 1950 Flathead engine featuring an Offenhauser intake and heads and three Stromberg '97 carbs. House of Color supplied the Candy Apple over Gold exterior and "Von Dutch" style pinstriping. Wides whites with full Cadillac wheel covers completes the deal! It's an investment grade custom that spells upside in it's fortunate new owners future. It was good enough for James Dean! Stk #N/A





Mercury capri xr2 review
this is one weird car, stiff handling , super stiff sterring, creeks and rattles , sucky mpg , under powered , tiny , who in the right mind would buy this over a mazda miata?





1973 Ford Capri Lunch Time Restoration
My first attempt at a slide show. Pics from the last three years as we restore/rebuild a 1973 Ford Capri MK1 on our lunch hour(s) at the Eastwood Company. Many new products were developed and tested on this car. Hope to have it in paint Summer of 2014





1970 Mercury Cougar For Sale
http://www.ClassicCarBuyingSecrets.com Click now for an instant download on "How to Avoid the 7 Deadliest Mistakes of Buying a Classic Car Online"! To see over 100 pictures of this car visit http://inventory.vanguardmotorsales.com/vanguardautos/inventory/details/0F9 1H565365 VIN 0F91H565365 The most recent owner of this beautiful Cougar had several Cougars over the years. When we met him he owned this one and a Cougar Eliminator that he drag races. He bought this one at a local car show about 12 years ago. The car was restored just before he bought it. Mechanics 351ci Cleveland Engine FMX Automatic Transmission Ford 9" Open Rear End with 3.0:1 Gear Ratio Edelbrock 4 Barrel Carb Edelbrock Intake 2 V Heads Air Conditioning Power Steering Power Front Disc Brakes Chrome Edelbrock Air Cleaner Ford Radiator Stock Type Distributor, Upgraded to Petronix Autolite Battery New Exhaust System Mufflers are in Great Shape New Lower Control Arms New Front Shocks New Front Ball Joints Front Sway Bar Body Beautiful Red Paint All Original Metal New Chrome Beautiful Grille Stainless Trim is in Great Shape Emblems are Beautiful Doors Fit and Operate Properly Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid Solid Straight Quarters Trunk Floor is Solid and Clean Trunk Mat and Spare Tire Floorboards Look to be Original Torque Boxes are in Great Shape Frame is in Great Shape Rockers have Nice Pinch Welds BF Goodrich Radial T/A's -- 235/60/15 Front and Rear Magnum 500 Wheels with Cougar Center Caps Interior Nice Black Interior Bucket Seats Console AM Radio Inoperable Wood Grain Details on Dash, Console and Door Panels Door Panels are in Great Shape Seatbelts Front and Back Interior Lights Work Nice Black Carpet Cougar Floor Mats Headliner is in Good Shape Speedo Works Clock Inoperable Blower Works Wipers Work Don't Miss Out! Call Tom 7 Days a Week at 248-974-9513 tom@vanguardmotorsales.com www.VanguardMotorSales.com





Pratts 86 Merc
Bad mercury capri





My Mercury Capri XR2 - Tuning and styling
Restyling my Mercury Capri XR2 turbo.





Ford Capri RS 3100 - Peter Mücke - Histo Cup - Pannoniaring 2011
Sorry about the flashing parts.. my camera was broken. Lots of pictures and more videos of this race: https://picasaweb.google.com/102022622913839987713/HistoCupPannoniaring2011 #





Ten years of a restoration project- Capri RS2600 Race Replica
This is ten years of race car restoration project in 8:40 minutes. See other videos: Killing 1st engine in Dyno: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdWjY-fL9Jg 2nd engine in Dyno:https://www.youtube.com/wat ch?v=a74qBoASVpA Race compilation of Season 2013:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBzRnmYlIkI Music from Mikseri.net: Zenith Spot - Mother Funk Cooldown - The Chase Funktion - Hyperventlation Cover photo and last photo in video Tuukka Erkkilä.





'79 Capri & '86 Mustang drag race
Mike Croke & Mike Byrd at Firebird. Croke's 1979 Mercury Capri runs 11.96 @ 104 to Byrd's 1986 Ford Mustang 12.19 @ 113.





Rat Rod Custom 1950 Mercury Rescue! - Roadkill Episode 21
It's always a good idea to buy a car off the Internet sight-unseen, right? That's what a friend-of-a-friend of Roadkill did with the kustom Merc—and maybe he made an even worse decision when he allowed Freiburger and Finnegan to wrench on the thing and deliver it to him. This deal was set up by a Roadkill fan, Jim Norman of Norman Vinyards in Paso Robles, California. The road trip involves the '69 El Camino from Episode 4, The Dog from Episodes 4 and 17, lots of burnouts with the guys from Hot Rod Ranch - http://www.hotrodranchcustoms.com - and plenty of fun with Alex Gambino of Gambino Kustoms - http://www.facebook.com/gambino.kustoms Roadkill appears every fourth Friday on the Motor Trend channel. http://www.youtube.com/motortrend Subscribe now to make sure you're in on all the action! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=motortrend Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RoadkillShow, http://facebook.com/motortrendmag & http://facebook.com/hotrodmag Twitter - http://twitter.com/motortrend & https://twitter.com/hotrodmagazine Google+ - https://plus.google.com/1018679678590... Website - http://www.motortrend.com & http://www.hotrod.com





1967 Mercury cougar XR7 $21,900.00
Documented Frame-Up Restoration, beautiful factory Inverness green metallic, green vinyl interior 302 ci engine, Holley 750 cfm 4bbl, polished Edelbrock aluminum intake, Crane roller cam & rockers, polished aluminum water pump, ceramic headers, aluminum breather & valve covers, Mallory Unilite distributor, power steering, power brakes, C4 automatic transmission with 2200 stall & B&M shift kit, bucket seats with console, factory tach & gauges, am radio, Flowmaster dual Exhaust with H pipe & stainless tips, factory rear end, new fuel tank, 245/60R15 BF Goodrich Radial TA rear tires, 215/65R15 fronts, 15" Cragar wheels, Documented 2 Owner car with original owner's manuals & service records, One Bad Cougar!





Ford Capri Ace Cafe 2013 a Coops Insurance recording
Ace Café Ford Capri show September 2013 organised by the Surrey Capri Club





Muscle Car Of The Week Video #59: 1968 Mercury Cougar GT-E 427
http://www.musclecaroftheweek.com/store - This week, we're bringing you an often overlooked muscle car, the 1968 Mercury Cougar GT-E. These were sporty but comfortable, and the GT-E bought you a 7-liter V8 to make things interesting. Most were the smooth 428 V8, but some were ordered with the far less subtle 427 side oiler... like the one in this video. The 427 was rated at 390 HP and has a great rumble, but the car is refined enough to drive and enjoy every day. The Brothers Collection is home to several rare Mercury cats, this is one of the favorites!





1986 Mercury 5.0 Capri - the other Foxbody (5.0 Mustang alternative)
For the guys that love 5.0 Mustangs but don't want to be part of the typical Mustang crowd, the 5.0-liter Mercury Capri is the alternative to the 5.0 Mustang.... the "other Foxbody" model. I absolutely love the 1986 model 5.0 Capri and this one is so badass. I love this car!!! Anyway, I ran across it one day and had my GoPro Hero in the car so I grabbed it and just had to share this awesome Foxbody Capri with you guys. This is a unique '80s V8 Ponycar for sure.... also, 1986 was the last 5.0 liter Mercury Capri model produced. With this car you can be cool and different at the same time, lol.... and I want one BAD!!! nedaCFilms / Mustang-Town 2014 with royalty free music produced by Matthew Huffaker (aka: TeknoAXE) ...for more Camaro-Mustang coverage check out www.Mustang-Town.com or www.V8ponycars.com and be sure to subscribe to the nedaCFilms / Mustang-Town YouTube channel.





1985 Mercury Capri RS / GS - Walk Around Video & Exhaust Sound Clip (Mustang 5.0)
(UPDATE: SOLD in August 2010) Here is a walk-around video of my 1985 Mercury Capri RS/GS with an F-303 camshaft, BBK long tube headers, BBK Off-Road X-pipe and 40 Series Delta Flow mufflers.





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1967 Ford Capri sedan: 7.980 @ 172.200
mick mahoney, Engine: 588 big block, Tires: m/t slicks


1969 Ford Capri Windsor Nitrous: 8.250 @ 168.600
david murphy, Engine: windsor,


1971 Ford Capri GT1600: 8.574 @ 157.850
Elvio Gonzalez, Engine: LS2 364ci, Supercharger: N/A Turbos: Single 74mm Tires: DS2, M/T 275 drag radial


1985 Mercury Capri : 8.662 @ 161.690
Joe Pollich, Engine: SVO,


1969 Ford Capri sedan: 8.848 @ 154.320
elvio gonzalez, Engine: FORD 460BBF/514ci, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: goodyear 10.5'


1971 Ford Capri GT: 9.967 @ 134.440
Sam Danaskos, Engine: 347,


1983 Mercury Capri RS: 9.997 @ 133.500
Ric Bogue, Engine: 351w (393) stroker, Supercharger: n/a Turbos: n/a Tires: 28x10.5


1979 Mercury Capri : 10.310 @ 132.000
Mark, Engine: 351 Ford, Tires: 28-10


1973 Ford Capri : 10.377 @ 130.050
Kerry Reuben, Engine: 393 windsor, Tires: hossier 10.5/28/15


1984 Mercury Capri : 10.474 @ 129.870
Paul Garant, Engine: 466 Ford, Tires: 14x32 MT


1985 Mercury Capri rs: 10.561 @ 129.310
todd reynolds, Engine: 1988(5.0L)stock bot. end exc. pistons, Tires: hoosier(all4corners)


1985 Mercury Capri : 10.900 @ 138.000
Scott Ross, Engine: 306, Supercharger: 174 B&M Tires: radial and extra set slicks


1985 Mercury Capri : 11.200 @ 120.000
Thomas Dowhaniuk, Engine: 302,


1969 Ford Capri : 11.400 @ 0.000
Jacob Giannias, Engine: 302 windsor, Supercharger: none Turbos: none Tires: 235 rear 205 front (street tyres)


1986 Mercury Capri : 12.457 @ 103.820
Anatol Denysenko, Engine: stock 1986 302 Mercury, Tires: Goodyear 29x9


1985 Mercury Capri rs: 12.900 @ 109.000
dwayne gill, Engine: 5.0L 4BBL, Tires: REARS 295-50'S-15


1979 Mercury Capri rs: 13.115 @ 108.300
steven pham, Engine: 302ci, Tires: 245/50/16 cooper zpt 16psi


1985 Mercury Capri RS: 13.604 @ 100.916
capri331 aka Don B, Engine: 5.0 / 302, Tires: BFG DR 235-60-15 (rear) 13psi


1985 Mercury Capri RS: 13.665 @ 17.382
capri331, Engine: 5.0 / 302, Tires: BFG DR 235-60-15


1984 Mercury Capri RS: 14.100 @ 98.270
Adam Moore, Engine: 2.3 L, Supercharger: none Turbos: stock Tires: 195-50/16


 


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